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Gannet Scale Models
« on: August 11, 2021, 08:09:54 am »
Gannet Scale Models is a company selling 3D printed resin models, run by Lost Cosmonauts who is a forum member.

There's a a selling page on Numonday.  Currently available products include a Miles M.52,  the radio controlled M.52 rockets that were tested from Mosquitos and an Apollo capsule. All in 1/72.
https://www.numonday.com/shop/gannet-scale-models-store/

Heres the list of forthcoming releases from the Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/GannetScaleModels/

English Electric P.8 1/72
Armstrong Whitworth AW.58 swept wing version
Saunders Roe P.187
Armstrong Whitworth AW.58 delta wing Sapphire engined version
Fairey Delta III or Fairey Large to F.155 requirement
De Havilland DH.117
Blackburn P.139

Plans for 2022 include: Vickers Type 582, 2 RAE Proposals for Mach 2 interceptors from their 1952 report An Investigation into an Aircraft to Fly at a Mach Number of 2, Aero. 2462, DeHavilland Swallow
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2021, 08:18:39 am »
Thanks! Am looking for a volunteer to build up the first print of the swept wing Armstrong Whitworth AW.58 and give feedback

Having moved house recently and mired in renovations I donít have my model making bench or materials so have to inflict my prototypes on other people. Anyone want a free kit in return for your feedback and photos?
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2021, 09:06:39 am »
Thanks! Am looking for a volunteer to build up the first print of the swept wing Armstrong Whitworth AW.58 and give feedback

Having moved house recently and mired in renovations I donít have my model making bench or materials so have to inflict my prototypes on other people. Anyone want a free kit in return for your feedback and photos?

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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2021, 10:18:43 pm »
Another volunteer here.  PM me for my snail mail address. :thumbsup:
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2021, 12:36:20 am »
Thanks! Am looking for a volunteer to build up the first print of the swept wing Armstrong Whitworth AW.58 and give feedback

Having moved house recently and mired in renovations I donít have my model making bench or materials so have to inflict my prototypes on other people. Anyone want a free kit in return for your feedback and photos?

Would love to but doubt I could do it justice.

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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2021, 01:10:25 am »

one volunteer here

All yours - heading your way today

Another volunteer here.  PM me for my snail mail address. :thumbsup:

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Would love to but doubt I could do it justice.


Happily let you have a crack at one if you like - my aim is that folks shouldn't be too daunted by them. If there is something that poses too much of a problem then that is an opportunity for me to make improvements
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2021, 01:29:52 am »
I'll raise my hand for the monster!
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2021, 01:40:23 am »
Ooh - yes, please!  If you don't have enough volunteers at this point, why yes, I'd love to give that gorgeous girl a go!

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I live in the US, though, so if that's too $$ for the postage & etc, I'll understand. 
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2021, 03:02:27 am »
Iím awfully impressed by the subjects and everything, but as my experience with all resin kits is limited to a few Anigrand kits, I think some of the more experienced chaps here would be better test pilots.

That aside - Iím still really, really tempted by the FD3.  :wub:
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2021, 03:45:57 am »

Would love to but doubt I could do it justice.


Happily let you have a crack at one if you like - my aim is that folks shouldn't be too daunted by them. If there is something that poses too much of a problem then that is an opportunity for me to make improvements

I may put my hand up for the delta-wing AW.58!
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2021, 04:21:26 am »
Another volunteer here.  PM me for my snail mail address. :thumbsup:

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LOVE IT!  It is one I've been interested in a long, long, time... :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2021, 05:58:38 am »
That Saunders-Roe machine has to be the BIGGEST ever proposal for an RAF 'fighter'!  :o :o
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2021, 07:06:00 am »
That Saunders-Roe machine has to be the BIGGEST ever proposal for an RAF 'fighter'!  :o :o

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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2021, 07:09:56 am »
Kit, it's slightly smaller (talking inches) then some of the other F.155T proposals but it was certainly heavier and bulkier.

I've mentioned it before but I've got this image in my mind of it slowly building speed down the runway, then leaping into the air as the four rockets were lit. I believe the standard procedure would be to light the rockets at altitude, either way, it must have been a hell of a kick for the pilot.
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Re: Gannet Scale Models
« Reply #14 on: August 13, 2021, 03:28:35 am »
one volunteer here

On the way

Another volunteer here.  PM me for my snail mail address. :thumbsup:

Ooh - yes, please!  If you don't have enough volunteers at this point, why yes, I'd love to give that gorgeous girl a go!

 :wub:

:)

I live in the US, though, so if that's too $$ for the postage & etc, I'll understand. 

I'm aiming to print locally so I'll see if I can track down a collaborator who would print and distribute these in the US & Australia in return for a royalty on sales. I'd like to try and make the most out of the distributed nature and low retooling costs of 3D printing. Know anyone local to you who might be interested?

I'll raise my hand for the monster!

I did some work on the undercarriage last night so might have something soon. Are you the UK?


Iím awfully impressed by the subjects and everything, but as my experience with all resin kits is limited to a few Anigrand kits, I think some of the more experienced chaps here would be better test pilots.

That aside - Iím still really, really tempted by the FD3.  :wub:

Experience schmearience - I've never made a resin kit in my life. My exposure to resin to-date consists of a couple of PJ Productions helicopter crewmen

I may put my hand up for the delta-wing AW.58!

Sorry, someone has already made a start on that at https://www.instagram.com/p/CSZ5hFsDU3l/ - can I put you down for the deHavilland DH117?

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